White, Francis, Dd
White, Francis, D.D.
an English prelate who flourished in the early part of the 17th century-, was educated at Cambridge; became dean of Carlisle in 1622; bishop of Carlisle in 1626; bishop of Norwich in 1629; bishop of Ely in 1631; and died in February, 1637 or 1638. He was-the author of, Orthodox Faith and the Way to the Church Explained and Justified against T. W. (1617): — Replies to Jesuit Fisher's Answer to Certain Questions Propounded by James I, etc. (1624) Treatise of the Sabbath Day against Sabbatarian Novelty (1636): and other works. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit and Amer. Authors, s.v.